Sheila Valim, age 51, passed away peacefully on October 5, 2013 surrounded by her devoted husband of 25 years, Jorge and her loving family, after her courageous battle with cancer.
Isan M. Ortega passed away on September 30, 2013, in Tucson, AZ. He is survived by his loving daughters, Eleanor J. Ortega, Ana M. Rios, Julie A. Quiroz, Barbie J. Wey-Ortega, and his many loving grandchildren. Isan is also survived by his two sisters, Elizabeth O. Marihart and Mary Coronado, and his brother, Paul Ortega. He is preceded in death by his parents Elieio and Inez Ortega and his sister Emma Quinenoz.
"Marty," as he was affectionately called by those who knew and loved him was survived by His mother Cynthia Kerr, step-father Johnny-Ray Murillo, aunt Teresa Brown, uncle Dannie Roettger, aunt Cyndi Kerr, brothers, Sean Moore, Ryan Kerr, Corey Ferrin, and Dustin Anthony, nieces, Natalie Kerr, Lilly Moore and nephew Eric Kerr, cousins, Sarah Folkner snd Charles Svoboda and second-cousins, Danny Isaiah Svoboda, Evah Folkner, Lilah Folkner and Ellah Folkner.
Cecilia C. Uclaray, 84, entered into rest on October 3, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV. She was born on July 30, 1929 in the Philippines. She is preceded in death by her mother and father Martin and Flaviana Coloma and her beloved husband Fabian Uclaray.
Charis C. Sowanick entered into rest September 26, 2013 in Manteca, CA, where she was born on April 14, 1986.
Clint passed away Sunday at the age of 76, following a short illness. He was born in Pocatello, Idaho and was preceeded in death by his brother Efton of Jackson, Wyoming, parents, Rawlston and Maxine of Portland, Oregon and grandson Clinton Joshua Poole of Manteca.
Maurice Roos, of Ripon, California, went to be in the presence of the Lord on September 27, 2013, at the age of 85 from pneumonia. He had been residing at Valley Comfort, in Modesto, California, since July 8, 2013.
Eugene E. (Gene) Young, entered into rest on September 27, 2013 in Manteca. He was born on July 20, 1933 in Spooner, Wisconsin. He joins his wife in heaven Donna Young as well as, his son David E. Young. He was a resident of Manteca for 53 years.
Ernie Zanetti passed away at home on the afternoon of September 29, 2013 in the presence of family members. He was born on March 30,1928 in Stockton, CA. Ernie grew up and spent his youth and adult life in Manteca. He attended Castle School and then graduated from Manteca High School in 1947. Ernie and Yvonne Beam married the next year on June 27, 1948. They celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary this past June. Ernie ...
Beverly "Grams" Mae Isbell, 81 of Atwater, CA, passed away on September 25, 2013 in Merced, CA. Beverly was born in Orange, CA on December 20, 1931. Beverly was married to Nathan Isbell; they were married many wonderful years. Beverly Isbell worked as a co-owner of a local Bait and Tackle shop in Manteca, CA for many years. She then decided to raise her children and be a homemaker. She enjoyed Bingo, horse racing, and ...
Gloria Stowell, 88, entered into rest Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Modesto, at the Gallo Center for the Arts. She was born on August 16, 1925 in San Francisco. Gloria leaves behind her children, Neal Nelson and wife Tatiana of Manteca and Janet Jones and husband Ron of Hayward. She was blessed with three grandchildren, Eric Nelson, Jason Nelson and Gina Ungaretti and two great grandchildren Bailey and Leo. In addition, Gloria leaves her boyfriend Bob Spurling.
Vincent Thomas Ames, 24, passed away on September 17, 2013 in Salida, CA. He was born September 10, 1989 in Hayward, CA.
Loving wife to Norm; loving mother to Barbara Balli (Phillip), and John Boryla; loving grandmother, to Jacob and Sara; loving sister to three brothers and three sisters and "Nana" to 23 Balli grandchildren. Arrangements have been entrusted to Deegan Funeral Chapel. A visitation will be held on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 1pm until 5pm at Deegan Funeral Chapel, 1441 San Joaquin St., Escalon. A chapel service will be held on Saturday, September ...
Following a brief illness, Thomas E. Crom went to his heavenly home too soon on September 3,2013. Born in Escalon on December 14, 1952 to Howard and Hazel Crom, Tom was the youngest of five siblings. He graduated from Escalon High School, and attended Modesto Junior College, and Delta College. After thirty one years of service at Canandaigua Winery, Tom and his wife Denise fulfilled their dream of opening The Barn Produce and Mercantile in ...
Donna Kedzierski, born September 8, 1941, passed away August 28, 2013, surrounded by her family. She was 71. A devout Catholic, her family and grandchildren were one of her greatest joys. She loved going to the ocean and writing poems was something she was passionate about. She took pride in being a stay at home Mom, but worked part time at Coast to Coast in Tracy and Jerry's CB Radio Shop. Donna sold home ...
Sander T. Severson "Steve", 86, passed away November18, 2013, at Manteca Doctors Hospital. He was born in Twin Valley, Minnesota on April 6, 1927. Mr. Severson is preceded in death by his first wife, Martha Severson, his second wife Ouida Torries, one brother, and two sisters.
Melvin Duarte Luiz, age 51, died with his wife by his side at his Modesto residence on November 16, 2013. Mel was born and raised in Manteca, California. After 31 years operating Luiz Dairy in Manteca, Mel began his transition as an almond rancher shortly before his death.
Debra Starlene Braley (Debb), 46, resident of Manteca, California, passed away on November 18, 2013. She was born at Manteca Hospital on December 4, 1966, the daughter of Larry and Jane Braley. Debra attended Manteca High School and graduated in 1985.
Lesa Jayne (Burton) Hecht, passed away on November 16, 2013 at the age of 50, of Wewicke's Eucepalathy. She was born in Richmond, CA on October 19, 1962.
Jack was born in Niagara Falls, New York, on September 7, 1924 and moved to Lodi as a young child. He was preceded in death by his mother, Rose Stickel Carroll and his beloved wife Geneva, who passed in 2007. He leaves behind one daughter, Kathy Tucker (Mel), and three sons, Jerry (Sharon), Mike (Charleen), and Chuck Carroll (Becky), all of Manteca. Jack's grandchildren are Felix, Jason, Michael, Paula, Richard, Shawn, Chad, Jennie, David, Candace ...
Harold W. Martin, age 84, entered into rest on November 16, 2013 in Modesto. He was born on March 23, 1929 in North Hollywood, CA, and called Manteca home since 1956. He was preceded in death in 2009 by his wife of 57 years, Maybelle G. Martin and in 1958 by his son, Dennis Martin.
Frances Williamson, 75, entered into rest on Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Oakland. She was born August 10, 1938 in West Virginia to Franklin and Bernice Williamson. She leaves behind her only sibling Arnold Williamson. Frances was blessed with four nieces and nephews, Brian Williamson, Todd Williamson, Danny Williamson and Kathy Williamson.
George Richard Schaapman passed away November 13, 2013, at the age of 57. George remained a life-long resident of San Joaquin County, where he worked for IBEW Union as an electrician for over 20 years. He was born August 21, 1956 in Stockton, CA.
Esther Lon Lowe passed away on September 19, 2013 at the age of 79, at Prestige Senior Living in Manteca, CA and was laid to rest at Park View Cemetery in Manteca, CA.
Shirley "Janet" Gilreath joined her loved ones in Heaven on September 12, 2013. Janet was born on September 6, 1936. Her passing was unexpected, but we know we will see her again one day. Her family and friends miss her greatly!
Sylvia Mae Mitchell, 73, of Gardnerville, NV., died Thursday November 7th at home with family at her side. She was born to the late Thomas and Ensel Stratton, January 22, 1940, in Washington, DC. She married the late Walter Lee Mitchell in Virginia in 1960 and moved to San Jose, California shortly there after where she lived until she moved to Nevada in 1994. Sylvia dedicated her life to her children and helping others, including ...
Edna was born in North Tonawanda, NY, the sixth of seven daughters born to the late Pauline Paige Mathews and Thomas Mathews. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Leo in 1985, and by six sisters and brothers-in-law, a niece and several nephews.
Mark Berryman passed away peacefully with his family by his side on November 7, 2013, after a long and courageous health battle. He was born in San Francisco, CA and spent most of his childhood in San Jose. He received his teaching credential from San Jose State University and there he met his soon to be wife of 32 years, Julia (Kelley). As newlyweds they moved to Manteca and then to Ripon where they have lived for over 30 years.
Virgil Arland Small Jr. of Manteca passed away on November 6, 2013 of natural causes. He was 83. A native of Oakland, Virgil grew up in Hayward and attended Hayward High School. He served his country as a U.S. Navy Seabee during the Korean Conflict. He participated at both the Inchon landing and the evacuation after the Battle of Chosin Reservoir. Afterward, he made his living as a commercial roofer. He was an avid motorcyclist ...
Barbara I. Scott, 75, entered into rest on October 30, 2013 in Manteca, CA. She was born on August 10, 1938 in San Francisco, CA where she attended Presentation Elementary, Presentation High School and City College . She is preceded in death by her husband Stanley F. Scott. As matriarch of a large family, she is survived by her four children, Leighanne Moon, Lisa Redmond, Lori Scott-Nunes, Jim Cochran and their loving spouses and ...